CNDV 5352 Crisis Prevention and Intervention Week 4 Assignment: Application Exercise Overview Regardless of setting, counselors must be prepared to work with students or clients who have been sexually assaulted. Most sexual assaults are perpetrated against women between the ages of 15 and 25 . For this assignment, you will demonstrate your understanding of the skills needed to work with a survivor of sexual assault as a school or clinical mental health counselor by analyzing a case study. There are 6 questions worth a total of 100 points. Directions Read the your assigned chapters and the attached article by Eiden et al (2013) involving sexual assault. Respond to the following questions about the case study. 1. List 5 aspects of the forensic exam that student or client would experience (10 points) Many clients become a victim of sexual assault every day. For many of them they have nowhere to turn, so then they turn to counselors to help them through the process. Some aspects of the forensic exam that the client may experience could potentially be taking to a local emergency room or crisis center where trained specialist can begin an assessment of the sexual assault forensic exam. Information within the assessment may include the collection of biological samples (blood, urine, hair particles, saliva, vaginal and anal swabs which can be used for DNA analysis (Lee, Jordan, & Schuler, 2018). Another important aspect would be that the client not wash hands, bathe, brush teeth to help find evidence of the victims perpetrator. Reference Lee, R. & Jordan, J., & Schuler, E. (2018). Sexual Violence in Jackson-Cherry & Erford’s Crisis intervention and prevention. NJ: Pearson Education Inc. Page 1 of 6
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